Third Quarter


Xirrus Lets Las Vegas Sands Charge WiFi Premium

Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium

As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks...

Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 27...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8...

Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

Lenovo is Buying Part of IBM Server Business for $2.3B

PC maker Lenovo Group buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion BEIJING (AP) — China's Lenovo Group is buying part of I...

Jan 23 2014, 4:01am CST

It Had To Happen! Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

Smartphones Shipments Dip In 1Q 2014

That’s right, it had to happen! It was only a matter of time before smartphone growth started to slow. Yes, we’ve seen this bef...

Jan 22 2014, 3:48am CST

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Top 50 Global Financial Firms - Trust (TR) Or The Guillotine (FT)?

Trust in global financial institutions has improved but still remains negatives, according to a Thomson Reuters survey of news...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11pm CST

With Ad Sales Still Falling, Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro Leaving - Confirmed

With Ad Sales Still Falling, Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro Leaving - Confirmed

Henrique De Castro, Yahoo's chief operating officer and the man responsible for reviving the Internet company’s falling sales,...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

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Charter to bid below $135 a share for TW Cable

Charter in pursuit of Time Warner Cable, willing to make cash-and-stock offer of up to $38B NEW YORK (AP) — Cable...

Jan 13 2014, 4:41pm CST

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 6 To Jan.10 And Year-to-Date: Tracking Veeva Systems

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 6 To Jan.10 And Year-to-Date: Tracking Veeva Systems

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Riverbe...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06am CST

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets

PCs Rate Of Decline Moderating But Still Losing Share To Tablets

Gartner estimates that PC shipments declined 6.9% year over year to 82.6 million units while IDC estimated they dropped 5.6% to...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales

No News Is Bad News: JC Penney Tanks After Saying Zilch About Holiday Sales

If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. JC Penney apparently took that old adage to heart, when it r...

Jan 8 2014, 2:51pm CST

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

T-Mobile's Gatecrashing CEO May Be A Marketing Genius

Eccentric CEOs are a rare breed even in the cutting-edge world of technology, but T-Mobile boss John Legere is one of them, and...

Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST

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Samsung's 4Q profit hit by slowing mobile growth

Samsung's profit falls for first time in 2 years, highlights smartphone challenges. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qua...

Jan 6 2014, 10:31pm CST

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Huawei phone is so big it can charge other phones

New Huawei Ascend Mate2 phone is so big it can be used to charge other phones LAS VEGAS (AP) — Huawei, China's la...

Jan 6 2014, 4:26pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge f...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Ready To Text The Fridge? LG's Partnership With LINE Lets You Message Home Appliances

Ready To Text The Fridge? LG's Partnership With LINE Lets You Message Home Appliances

The simple act of text messaging may take us step closer to smarter homes. LG Electronics has unveiled a virtual assistant serv...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Why One Analyst Says Facebook Stock Is Hot Despite Site's Dwindling Cool Factor

Why One Analyst Says Facebook Stock Is Hot Despite Site's Dwindling Cool Factor

As parents and grandparents have joined the ranks of Facebook’s most active users, the site’s bread and butter — the teenage an...

Jan 6 2014, 11:46am CST

College Branded Sunglasses Company Counts Alabama And Oklahoma As Licensors

College Branded Sunglasses Company Counts Alabama And Oklahoma As Licensors

An 8:30 p.m. ET start-time provides no need for fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide or Oklahoma Sooners to be wearing sunglasses....

Jan 2 2014, 5:41pm CST

Where Will The S&P 500 Finish In 2014?

Where Will The S&P 500 Finish In 2014?

2013 was a banner year for investors, as the market hit record highs. Both the Dow and S&P 500 finished the year with their...

Jan 2 2014, 3:21pm CST

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013

Retailers reeled from all manner of missteps, blunders and outright fiasco’s this year – from Abercrombie & Fitch’s image b...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

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Netflix tests new price tiers for video service

Netflix tests cheaper, pricier plans for video service offering fewer or more streams Netflix is testing new pric...

Dec 31 2013, 9:26am CST

13 Dramatic Year End Tax Strategies For 2013

13 Dramatic Year End Tax Strategies For 2013

The clock is ticking. 2013 is almost over which means that year end tax strategies are on the minds of many taxpayers. By now,...

Dec 31 2013, 12:16am CST

Tax Break Ending For Underwater Homeowners: Is It The Right Time?

Tax Break Ending For Underwater Homeowners: Is It The Right Time?

Here’s a startling statistic: the number of homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than their home is worth is greater than...

Dec 27 2013, 11:16am CST

BlackBerry Co-Founder Ends Takeover Bid, Sells Off Shares

BlackBerry Co-Founder Ends Takeover Bid, Sells Off Shares

BlackBerry’s rare good week has come to an end. Michael Lazaridis, co-founder and former CEO of the embattled cellphone maker,...

Dec 26 2013, 10:21am CST

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Yahoo Looks More Like Gannett Than Google After The Alibaba Stake Is Accounted For

You might think this is slightly harsh but an analysis of Yahoo by the Wall Street Journal suggests that underneath the hood, a...

Dec 26 2013, 8:41am CST

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry

China Chips Away At Taiwan's Prized Tablet PC Industry

This threat to the Taiwanese economy, which depends on grabbing sizable shares of new IT hardware trends, has already hit contr...

Dec 24 2013, 7:16pm CST

Tesla, Tupperware And 8 Other Winning Stocks Set For A Slide In 2014

Tesla, Tupperware And 8 Other Winning Stocks Set For A Slide In 2014

The stock market roared ahead in 2013, putting the S&P 500 on track to end the year up 25%. With the U.S. economy showing s...

Dec 24 2013, 12:46pm CST

The Biggest Career Breakthroughs Of 2013

The Biggest Career Breakthroughs Of 2013

After publishing my roundup of the biggest career crashes of 2013—I started looking for politicians, athletes, movie stars and...

Dec 23 2013, 1:07pm CST

Tiffany Ordered To Pay Swatch $449 Million, Cuts Full-Year Outlook

Tiffany Ordered To Pay Swatch $449 Million, Cuts Full-Year Outlook

In the case of New York jewelry (Tiffany & Co.) versus Swiss watches (Swatch), a Dutch arbitration court has ruled in favor...

Dec 23 2013, 8:46am CST

The Best Performing Big Tech Stocks Of 2013: Did You Own Any Of Them?

The Best Performing Big Tech Stocks Of 2013: Did You Own Any Of Them?

Idaho, China, Menlo Park. That would have been your itinerary this year to find the tech stocks that make up the list of the be...

Dec 23 2013, 8:36am CST

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Apple Inks 'Important' China Mobile Deal, Could Sell 17 Million iPhones In First Year

Apple, which has been negotiating with the world’s largest mobile carrier for years, finally talked its way to a deal, saying y...

Dec 23 2013, 1:56am CST

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In China, Rates Soar, Stocks Fall, Businesses Fail

On Friday, fears of another quarter-end credit crunch drove money-market rates in China sharply higher despite emergency centra...

Dec 22 2013, 5:01pm CST

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The Fed Will Still Provide Massive QE Next Year

The Federal Reserve announced this week that it will provide $75 billion of quantitative easing (QE) in January, a massive amou...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm CST

Fox To Enter The Theme Park Business

Fox To Enter The Theme Park Business

Like Disney and Comcast’s Universal, 21st Century Fox has plans of entering the theme parks business. The first park named Twen...

Dec 20 2013, 2:31pm CST

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated

U.S. GDP Grew 4.1% In Third Quarter, More Than Previously Estimated

New data shows the economy is growing, giving support to the Federal Reserve’s decision to begin cutting back on asset purchase...

Dec 20 2013, 9:06am CST

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BlackBerry posts 3Q loss of $4.4B

BlackBerry announces $4.4 billion loss, partnership with Foxconn TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry reported a massive $4....

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST

BlackBerry Still Bleeding, Posts $4.4 Billion Third Quarter Loss

BlackBerry Still Bleeding, Posts $4.4 Billion Third Quarter Loss

The battered and beaten BlackBerry isn’t any closer to a turnaround, according to its third quarter earnings report. The compan...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

Apple ready to put forward bigger, curved screen iPhones

Apple ready to put forward bigger, curved screen iPhones

Since Samsung has introduced its Galaxy Round with curved display and LG has came out with their own version of curved screen s...

Nov 26 2013, 5:36am CST